Academic Misconduct and Appeals

Academic Misconduct and Appeals at Niagara College

At the completion of this online course, the learner will be able to:

The learner will be evaluated at the end of each module through:

Module 1: Academic Misconduct - What is it?


What is Academic Misconduct?

Describing Plagiarism

Understanding Plagiarism


Fabricating Data

Do you know what Academic Misconduct is?

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Knowingly distorting or fabricating research data or results
Using unauthorized aids in exams or assignments
Falsifying Data
Passing off the work or ideas of another as your own or replicating your own previous work and passing it off as a new work

Module 2: Academic Misconduct - What to do?

What to do?

What should you do?

Module 3: Academic Misconduct - What are the costs?


Minimum Penalty




Student Academic Files

Q1 of 4: The minimum penalty for a first offence is:

Q2 of 4: Niagara College has the right to assess suspension:

Q3 of 4: Expelled students will be notified in writing by:

Q4 of 4: The Registrar keeps files of Academic Offences for:

Module 4: Academic Appeals - What is the process?


What Students Can Appeal

Informal Process

Formal Process

Appeal Decision

Q1 of 3: What decisions can students appeal:

Q2 of 3: Who should students approach with their concern?

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Academic Administrator
Concern with admissions and promotion decisions
His/Her Professor
Concern with grades

Q3 of 3: What is the progression of the Appeals Process?

  • Student Meets with Professor/Academic Administrative
  • Academic Administrator will review the case
  • A Committee will review the case


The End

Evaluation - What did you like and dislike about this course?

Evaluation - Would you change anything about this?

Evaluation - Did you find this course helpful?

The End